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New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1981

Author:
Nancy McCarthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,490
Across
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Independently : APART
6
Grueling Oct. event in N.Y.C. : RACE
10
Phloem : BAST
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Man's slipper : ROMEO
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Overleap : OMIT
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Mother of Iynx : ECHO
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True : ALIGN
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Part of the Big Apple : MANHATTAN
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Garden in N.Y.C. : MADISONSQ
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Riverside, e.g. : DRIVE
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Muffles : MUTES
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Will Rogers was one : SOONER
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Miss in a harbor : LIBERTY
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Carried away : RAPT
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Expiates : ATONES
30
Parade ground in N.Y.C. : FIFTHAVE
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Ferrer or Allen : MEL
35
Ariosti's "Amor ___ Nemici" : TRA
36
Be couchant : LIE
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Longest street in the world : BROADWAY
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Lane of fame in N.Y.C. : MAIDEN
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Urban polluter : SOOT
45
Lithe and slender : WILLOWY
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Prometheus at Rockefeller Center : STATUE
49
A Beatle : RINGO
50
Pulsate : THROB
51
"They Didn't ___," old song : BELIEVEME
55
Went in again : REENTERED
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Duke of Cornwall's wife : REGAN
58
"Judith" composer : ARNE
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Part of St. Patrick's : NAVE
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Adjective for argon : INERT
61
Ammo for some shooters : PEAS
62
Tom the tailor of Coventry : EYER
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Mitchell or Lew : AYRES
Down
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Ancient Syria : ARAM
2
Contemporary of Theda : POLA
3
During : AMID
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Scarsdale export : REGIMEN
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Clipping of a sort : TONSURE
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Presidential hopeful in 1968 : ROMNEY
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"Paris is well worth ___": Henri IV : AMASS
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French quintet : CINQ
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Numerical suffix : ETH
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Promise in marriage : BETROTH
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"___ the living Present!": Longfellow : ACTIN
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Figaro's specialty : SHAVE
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Employee in a paint plant : TONER
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Espouse : ADOPT
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Mel and Ed of baseball : OTTS
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Hans M. Mark's D.C. post: 1979 : SAF
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Writer Mary Ann : LAMB
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Place for a chariot : ITER
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Knife or punch : BOLO
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Inlet : RIA
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Fingerlings : FRY
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Trade Center attraction : VIEW
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Word in a counting game : EENY
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Use a shuttle : TAT
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"Within ___ throw . . . ": Cervantes : ASTONES
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Uncertainty : DOUBT
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Misery : WOE
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Skirt length : MINI
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Loser to U.S. in 1815 : ALGERIA
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Big Apple slogan : ILOVENY
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He wrote "The Merchant of Yonkers" : WILDER
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Subway standee's stabilizer : STRAP
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Voila! : THERE
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See 20 Across : ARENA
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Pass rope through a hole : REEVE
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Creator of the first animated cartoon : BRAY
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Bavarian river : EGER
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Genuine Risk's future status : MARE
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Tolkien's tree shepherds : ENTS
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Dir. from Pittsburgh to N.Y.C. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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